Professional Development at RBT

Skillful Facilitation (SF 18-156)


Aug 14, 2017 to Aug 17, 2017


8:30 AM to 3:45 PM


RBT Conference Center
One Acton Place
Acton, MA 01720

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Skillful Facilitation is a comprehensive learning program to prepare leaders of professional learning to design, facilitate, and follow-up on professional learning. Participants will not only learn quality facilitation practices, but will have the opportunity to apply what they learn to a current problem of practice that will generate a quality plan for professional learning.


  • Administrators
  • Instructional Coaches
  • Teacher Leaders
  • Facilitators


  • Demonstrate the power of professional reflection through connecting current beliefs to professional growth goals.
  • Know the standards for Professional Development as defined by Learning Forward.
  • Apply adult learning theory to school or organizational initiatives.
  • Identify and use strategies to tackle resistance
  • Use experientials as an effective teaching tool.
  • Demonstrate the art of facilitation.
  • Identify and apply protocols to learning situations.
  • Collaborate with peers regarding your plan for professional development.
  • Share and receive feedback on your plans.
  • Develop a plan to evaluate professional learning.

24 Hour Program 

For questions, please contact us at or (978) 263-9449.






Ms. DeNelle West is the Director of Professional Development for Research for Better Teaching. She has served in public education for over a decade helping to influence the lives of students and the practice of teachers and leaders across the country and began her career working in an inclusive...Full Bio